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I hope you are surviving the heat this weekend!  It’s so hot here, around 40 degrees Celsius!  We are camped out in the kitchen/lounge area with the air conditioning on.

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We are back to casing the Sale-a-bration catalogue with week, pages 8-12.  This has a couple of my favourite freebies so it was hard to decide which one to do!!  I love the Delicate Details stamp set but apparently so do a few others in the Crew so I went with my other favourite, the Inside the Lines DSP.

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For my first card, I cased the card in the top left corner with the flowers.  I did it very similar although I coloured the flowers in Peeakaboo Peach and used Old Olive patterned DSP.  I think the longest part to this card was cutting out the flowers!  Fussy cutting is not my favourite thing!  Oh, and I used markers to colour the flowers.

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For my second card, I wanted to showcase the floral pattern piece of the DSP.  I used a few elements from a couple of the cards on this page.  I put vellum underneath the Thanks so that it stood out more.  And here’s a sneak peak of an upcoming SAB freebie, the Bermuda Bay glimmer paper!!  It comes in a pack with Mint Macaroon and Sweet Sugarplum in a 6″x6″ size, with 4 pieces of each colour.    This glimmer paper and two more stamp sets will be available on 21 February.

I’m glad I only did a small piece of this dsp.  Every time I coloured in with another watercolour pencils, I found a leaf that I had missed!!  But I think I got them all in the end.

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I hope you enjoyed my cards this week.  Next up is the talented Kelly.  I always love to see what she has created!!

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Please come and join our Facebook Challenge Group where you can join us and share your projects from the same section of the catalogue.

Hope you have a great week,

Happy Stamping

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Stampin’ Up! Product List

29 August 2013 – It’s soooo exciting!!!

It’s so exciting!!! The Seasonal Catalogue starts on Sunday!!! Woo Hoo!!! There are lots of gorgeous new stamp sets (as always!!) and fabulous new kits to make your home ready for the Christmas season. And best of all, you can view the catalogue online now!! That way, you can work out your shopping list ready for Sunday!! Click on the picture of the catalogue on the right to view it.

If you place an order in the month of September through my online store using the hostess code, JSMUSYHU, I will put you in the draw for a pack of Season of Style DSP stack. Just click on the shop now button on the right, to go straight to my online store. Hope you win!!

This month’s Best of stamp set is Christmas!! Check out my special page to check them out.

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There is yet another reason to be excited this month. If you like the Papillion Potpourri stamp set, you can now bundle it with the Bitty Butterfly punch and save 15%.

I want to share a gorgeous card that we did at last month’s stamp club. I wanted to show the girls the new Wildflower Meadow embossing folder and the matching Wildflower Meadow stamp set. I found this lovely card on Pinterest (is there any other place to look!!) by Rachel Tessman. I pretty much cased the whole card as I really liked it.

I also love the paper doilies. Are they not the best thing since sliced bread!! I also got to use my new oval framelits.

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Here’s a close up of the details.

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Stamp Set: Wildflower Meadow
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Old Olive markers
Paper: Old Olive, Whisper White
Accessories: Big Shot, Wildflower Meadow embossing folder, Delicate Designs embossing folder, Oval framelits, paper doilies, Scallop trim border punch, Daffodil Delight stitched grosgrain ribbon.

Please leave a comment and let me know what you think.

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25 March 2013 – It’s Tea Time!!

I can’t believe that Easter is almost here!! The year is just flying by!!

At Stamp Club earlier this month, we had a play with the new Borders Scoring Plate in the Seasonal Catalogue. You can score gorgeous borders and patterns on to cards and scrapbook pages.

I found a lovely card on Pinterest by Suzette here. I thought it was gorgeous and that we could give it a go. I didn’t have the same paper, so I went with Tea for Two DSP. I love this floral paper in it!!

We had fun doing the embossing around the cut out shape. It’s something that is going to take a bit of practice to do, I think!! We dyed the very vanilla ribbon by wetting it with water in a spray bottle and then scrunching it up and rubbing onto the certainly celery ink pad. We then used the heat gun to speed up the drying process. To colour the flower trim, I didn’t wet them but just rubbed them on the ink pad. (My fingers looked a bit pinky on the ends!!)

When I stamped the flowers from Just Believe stamp set onto the background, I actually stamped off first and then stamped it, so that it was only just a shadow of an image.

I hope you like it! Please leave me a comment below.

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Stamp Sets: Just Believe, SAB Vintage Verses
Ink: Calypso Coral, Certainly Celery
Paper: Calypso Coral, Certainly Celery, Very Vanilla, Tea for Two DSP
Accessories: Big Shot, Labels Framelits, Simply Scored, Simply Scored Borders Scoring plate, flower trim, very vanilla seam binding ribbon, Natural trim ribbon.

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10 June 2011 – Butterfly Birthday

I have a friend who is having a 21st birthday party this weekend (I’m excited that I still have such young friends!!) and I needed to make a card and a box for the present.  I’ve still got the box to go, but I’m working tonight and need to have a sleep this afternoon, so I’ll be madly making one tomorrow!!  Nothing like leaving it to the last minute!!

I am definately loving the Elements of Style stamp set.  I have cased this card from Tania Gould, and haven’t changed it much.  It’s amazing how you can make a mistake work for you!!  As I was putting the tape on the back of the very vanilla piece, when I turned it over, I had a black spot right in the middle of the top which wasn’t going to be hidden by the butterfly!!!  So out comes the spritzer tool and the black marker and away we go!!  You can get really carried away with spritzing if you’re not careful!!

I also love bling so after colouring the butterfly, I drowned it in Champagne mist shimmer paint which has been mixed with Isocol.  So much glitter, just beautiful!!  Because the paper was a wee bit damp, I dried it with my heat tool and then scrunched it a bit.  And then added such a bit more shimmer paint, this time with a sponge dauber.  You really can’t have too much glitter!!  Honestly!!!

I have also rediscovered shrinky dink plastic.  I couldn’t find a birthday greeting small enough for my punches so I used the large oval punch to punch out the greeting, which I had stamped with Staz-on ink and then heated it with my heat tool.  It’s fun watching it melt and hoping it will end up flat!!  I added a touch of lace as well.  I hope you like it!!

Can you see the glitter!!

Stamp Set:  Elements of Style, On Your Birthday

Ink:  Basic Black, Wild Wasabi marker, Rose Red marker, Pretty in Pink marker, Black Staz-on

Paper:  Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Very Vanilla

Accessories:  Big Shot, Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint, Large Oval punch, Shrinky Dink plastic, heat tool, Victoria Crochet ribbon

1 June 2011

It’s the first day of winter already!!!  And it was cold enough too!!!  I didn’t defrost until about 2pm!!

Although I was cold, I did manage to make a couple of gorgeous cards today.  My new favourite stamp set is Elements of Style.  I love the flowers!!  I have cased this card from Rachael Hecker, a fellow SU Demonstrator.  I inked the main flower stamp using the markers.  I love this technique, looks great and is so easy to do.

I have also fallen in love with black satin ribbon.  It looks so glamorous and silky and shiny!!  I’ve done it in two colour combinations, Real Red and Basic Black, and Certainly Celery and Rose Red.  I hope you enjoy!!

 

Stamp Set:  Elements of Style

Ink:  Basic Black, Real Red and Certainly Celery and Rose Red markers

Paper:  Basic Black, Real Red and Certainly Celery and Rose Red

Accessories:  Oval punch, Black satin ribbon, certainly celery satin ribbon, sponge dauber

(Wow, a card where I didn’t use the Big Shot, miracles do happen!!)

23 May 2011

I thought I’d have a play with one of my favourite stamp sets, Just Believe.  I had a look around Splitcoaststampers and found this lovely card which I cased.  I was really trying to not use my Big Shot (cos I was too lazy to get it out!!) but it really needed the butterflies.  I tend to use my Big Shot on every card so maybe I’ll try not to use it on the next one.  (I did say try!!)

Stamp Set:  Just Believe

Paper:  In Colour DSP pattern pack, Blushing Bride, Whisper White

Ink:  Blushing Bride, Versamark

Accessories:  Big Shot, Beautiful wings embosslit, Scallop trim corner punch, scallop trim punch, Modern label punch, pearls, Champagne Mist shimmer paint

10 November 2010

I’m starting to get my Christmas cards ready, although I still have quite a few to go!!  So each time I have a workshop, I’m trying to make a few extra cards to add to my stash.  Last weekend, I made the following card, showcasing the ornament punch and Delightful Decorations stamp set which is the current special.

Stamp Sets:  Delightful Decorations, Christmas Greetings, Baroque Motifs

Inks:  Cherry Cobbler (I love this!!), Old Olive

Paper:  Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White

Accessories:  Dazzling Diamonds, Basic Rhinestones, Stampin’ma’jig, Old Olive Ribbon from Mistletoe pack, two way glue pen, Ornament punch

My hostess also wanted to do a card that wasn’t for Christmas so I cased this one from Teneale Williams.  I thought this card was gorgeous!!  Thanks Teaneale!!!

Stamp sets:  Just Believe, Short & Sweet

Ink:  Soft Suede, Marina Mist

Paper:  Whisper White, Soft Suede, Marina Mist

Accessories:  Big Shot, Top Note Die, Modern label punch, basic pearls, Whisper White  Organza Ribbon